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Instagram could be working on Location Stories to Explore page
May22

Instagram could be working on Location Stories to Explore page

Facebook-owned Instagram is always busy updating and adding new features to make its app more appealing to users. In the last couple of months in particular, the company has invested a lot in redesigning and making features like Stories more popular. A few days ago, TechCrunch broke the news that Instagram was testing Location Stories; another feature copied from Snapchat. Location Stories, according to TechCrunch, is a feature that...

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Instagram Adds Face Filters – Another Snapchat Feature
May16

Instagram Adds Face Filters – Another Snapchat Feature

Instagram just added another copycat feature of Snapchat — Face Filters. It’s a subtle but more mature selfie filter than Snapchat’s. However, it’s prone to error. The first eight filters work like Snapchat. That is, they allow you to add a butterfly crown or koala ears. In a blog post, Instagram wrote: “From math equations swirling around your head to furry koala ears that move and twitch, you can transform into a variety of...

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Facebook rolls out cards, stickers and flowers to celebrate Mother’s Day
May12

Facebook rolls out cards, stickers and flowers to celebrate Mother’s Day

Mothers are irreplaceable—they occupy special place in our hearts. That’s why Facebook wants this year’s Mother’s Day to be one to be remembered for a long time. If you feel like you owe it to your mum to show how much you appreciate her love and care towards you these past years; then you will love the special purple flower reaction popping up on Facebook. To make this year’s Mother’s Day an unforgettable one, Facebook has added...

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Instagram’s mobile web sharing feature rolls out
May09

Instagram’s mobile web sharing feature rolls out

Instagram has come a long way since Facebook shelled out $1 billion to acquire it in 2012. The amount paid by the social media giant was considered a mammoth one at that time, but looking back, virtually everyone agrees that it was a smart business move. Today, the app has become one of the most used photo-sharing platforms all over the world. Instagram won’t let its recent achievements get to its head, and is now rolling out a mobile...

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Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members
Apr27

Instagram’s impressive growth continues; now has 700 million members

Thanks to Snapchat, Instagram now has additional 100 million users—bringing up the number to 700 million. That is impressive for a company that was once almost walking in the shadow of a rival app—Snapchat. In the last nine months, the app has recorded more growth than ever owing to the fact that it copied a very popular feature owned by Snapchat—Stories. Not that the app wasn’t doing fine before August [when Instagram launched its...

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